Travel ideas on Route des Grandes Alpes

You'd like to explore the Alps by bike, motorcycle or car, but you're not sure how to go about it? You only have a week, or maybe even less? The association Grande Traversée des Alpes can help you plan a short trip along Route des Grandes Alpes.

Here you'll find downloadable files with all the information you need: the different stages, possibilities for accommodation, buses from the nearest train stations, activities.

3 days / 2 nights
Start point :Thonon-les-Bains
Arrival point :Gap
Practice(s)Discovery
Theme(s) :Mythical / Epic
4 days / 3 nights
Start point :Thonon-les-Bains
Arrival point :Briançon
Level :Trained
Practice(s)Cycling
Theme(s) :Sporty, Wild
4 days / 3 nights
Start point :Thonon-les-Bains
Arrival point :Briançon
Practice(s)Discovery
3 days / 2 nights
Start point :Modane
Arrival point :Guillestre
Practice(s)Discovery
Theme(s) :Heritage & savoir-faire
Modane in Guillestre, this trip offers you the opportunity to discover a dozen strong. From simple glance at the tour, a thematic trail or having fun with a treasure hunt, everything is possible! In this circuit you to live on your own, and create according to your desires ...
14 days / 13 nights
Start point :Thonon-les-Bains
Arrival point :Nice
Level :Trained
Practice(s)E-bike
Theme(s) :Sporty, Heritage & savoir-faire, Mythical / Epic
7 days / 6 nights
Start point :Thonon-les-Bains
Arrival point :Nice
Level :Beginner
Practice(s)Discovery, Walking
Theme(s) :Heritage & savoir-faire, Wild
Over the road, short walks invite you time to an hour or two to escape a few steps of the route, on paths whose diversity makes all the originality of this stay.
7 days / 6 nights
Start point :Thonon les Bains
Arrival point :Nice
Level :Trained
Practice(s)Cycling
Theme(s) :Sporty
Ride your bike from Thonon to Nice during one week, and collect every day the greatest and mythical passes of the Alps!
2 days / 1 nights
Start point :Nice
Arrival point :Nice
Level :Trained
Practice(s)Discovery, Cycling
Theme(s) :Sporty, Heritage & savoir-faire
A beautiful escape two days in the hinterland of Nice, with sumptuous panoramas that oscillate between sea and mountain!
5 days / 4 nights
Start point :Cluses
Arrival point :Moutiers
Level :Trained
Practice(s)Cycling
Theme(s) :Sporty, Mythical / Epic
Throw yourself in the assault of the greatest passes of the French Alps, the Colombiere, the Iseran and Galibier and measure your performance thanks to Timtoo timing system.
2 days / 1 nights
Start point :La Giettaz
Arrival point :Beaufort
Level :Trained
Practice(s)Discovery, Cycling
Theme(s) :Sporty, Heritage & savoir-faire
By car or by bike, the application "footprint des Grandes Alpes" invites you to discover during two days what were formerly the landscapes of the Val d'Arly and Beaufortain, the Aravis Pass to the Cormet de Roselend .
3 days / 2 nights
Start point :Grenoble
Arrival point :Gap
Level :Beginner
Practice(s)Discovery
Theme(s) :Wellbeing
Come relax on the Route des Grandes Alpes! Rides, spas, wellness centers, swimming, charming accommodation ... This trip is ideal for self-care, and as a bonus in the heart of grandiose landscapes ...!
7 days / 6 nights
Start point :Thonon les Bains
Arrival point :Nice
Level :Trained
Practice(s)Cycling
Theme(s) :Sporty
This 7-day stay invites you to browse all the "variants" of the Route des Grandes Alpes, discover other mythical passes!
3 days / 2 nights
Start point :Thonon-les-Bains
Arrival point :Annecy
Practice(s)Discovery
Theme(s) :Epicurean, Heritage & savoir-faire
From the shores of Lake Geneva with those of Lake Annecy, this trip will put all your senses, among magnificent landscapes, cheese tastings and discoveries inimitable know-how!
3 days / 2 nights
Start point :Nice
Arrival point :Menton
Level :Trained
Practice(s)Cycling
Theme(s) :Sporty, Mythical / Epic, Wild
Nice to Menton, three days to discover the most beautiful passes of the Alps-Maritimes bike and offer breathtaking views of sea and mountain!
2 days / 1 nights
Start point :Grenoble
Arrival point :Risoul
Level :Trained
Practice(s)Cycling
Theme(s) :Sporty, Mythical / Epic
   
4 days / 3 nights
Start point :Grenoble
Arrival point :Albertville
Practice(s)Discovery
Theme(s) :Heritage & savoir-faire
Lovers of history and of the great outdoors, this trip is for you! Dive into the heart of the fortifications of Dauphine and Savoy for 4 days roaming on the Route des Grandes Alpes.
3 days / 2 nights
Start point :Le Giettaz
Arrival point :La Giettaz
Level :Beginner
Practice(s)E-bike
Theme(s) :Sporty
Enjoy three days in Savoie from the onslaught of two mythical passes, Col de la Colombiere and the Col des Aravis ... by electric bike! Indulge and (re) discover the pleasure of cycling!
4 days / 3 nights
Start point :Nice
Arrival point :Nice
Level :Trained
Practice(s)Cycling
Theme(s) :Sporty, Wild
From the beautiful blue crown to intoxication, Penez wheel riders of the Tour de France on the biggest mountain passes of the Southern Alps: Turini, St. Martin, Cayolle Bonette ...
5 days / 4 nights
Start point :Saint-Martin-Vésubie
Arrival point :Saint-Martin-Vésubie
Level :Trained
Practice(s)Cycling
Theme(s) :Sporty, Mythical / Epic, Wild
From Saint-Martin-Vésubie, go to storm the Grand Tour Mercantour Maritime Alps, between France and Italy!